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Chinese Praying Mantis

Chinese Praying Mantis


Scientific name: Tenodera sinensis

Habitat:  The Chinese Praying Mantis is a large mantid which is native to China but has been introduced to many other locations worldwide, including North America, to control pest insects. The Chinese Praying Mantis is commonly found in bushes and trees, and prey on other insects, including other mantids.
Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
great learning experience, carnivorous exotic animal, brilliant green beauty, coolest thing
Challenging:
tight fitting screen, delicate little thing
Interesting:
little biosphere, great eyesight, nymph stage, vertical aquarium, rip apart grasshoppers
Overall review
  • Currently 100
3.8 (18)
CarlF
The Chinese Praying Mantis is a great pet for either ...
Review by: CarlF (6) 15 days ago
  • Currently 100
3.25
1 photo
rooocksand
As a child and teenager I used to collect praying man...
Review by: rooocksand (1) April 07, 2015 21:17
  • Currently 100
2.00
Jason0
Having acquired a Praying Mantis egg sack, I was able...
Review by: Jason0 (4) February 10, 2015 09:16
  • Currently 100
1.50
1 photo
lunawolf
I kept two of these as a young girl and was thrilled ...
Review by: lunawolf (5) February 10, 2015 06:35
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
brettdogg
I actually caught this Mantis in the wild. I lived in...
Review by: brettdogg (2) November 25, 2014 21:19
  • Currently 100
3.75
1 photo

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